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5 American cars that are better than fireworks

5 AMERICAN CARS THAT ARE BETTER THAN FIREWORKS

Organized fireworks during this year's July 4th festivities will be as hard to find as a manual transmission. But the domestic auto...

BMW rolls out upgraded software, subscription-based convenience features

BMW ROLLS OUT UPGRADED SOFTWARE, SUBSCRIPTION-BASED CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Not much about BMW screams "Pay for what you need," but the automaker will test that idea soon. On Wednesday, BMW detailed its comprehensive...

 
 
 
2020 Mazda CX-9 revisited, 1967 VW Bus reviewed, Mach-E capacity breakdown: What's New The Car Connection

2020 MAZDA CX-9 REVISITED, 1967 VW BUS REVIEWED, MACH-E CAPACITY BREAKDOWN: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Review update: 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature straddles the SUV class line The 2020 Mazda CX-9 embraces some contradictions for a three-row...

2021 Dodge Durango SUV updated inside and out

2021 DODGE DURANGO SUV UPDATED INSIDE AND OUT

The big news roaring through the 2021 Dodge Durango lineup is the addition of a Hellcat model. The 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat joins...

 
 
 
Review update: 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature straddles the SUV class line

REVIEW UPDATE: 2020 MAZDA CX-9 SIGNATURE STRADDLES THE SUV CLASS LINE

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 embraces some contradictions for a three-row crossover SUV. Mazda's largest vehicle leads the competition by a...

SUVs instrumental in death of Lincoln Continental

SUVS INSTRUMENTAL IN DEATH OF LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

The Lincoln Continental full-size sedan will once again be discontinued at the end of 2020, the automaker confirmed Wednesday. "As...

 
 
 
2021 Kia K5 previewed, 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS and 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime driven: What's New The Car Connection

2021 KIA K5 PREVIEWED, 2021 PORSCHE CAYENNE GTS AND 2021 TOYOTA RAV4 PRIME DRIVEN: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2021 Kia K5 sedan revealed: New name, new look for Kia's old Optima mainstay The 2021 Kia K5 replaces the Optima mid-size sedan in...

Volvo issues largest recall in company history for seat belt issue

VOLVO ISSUES LARGEST RECALL IN COMPANY HISTORY FOR SEAT BELT ISSUE

Volvo on Wednesday announced the recall of 2.18 million vehicles globally to repair weak front seat belts, Automotive News reported....

 
 
 
2021 Kia K5 sedan revealed: New name, new look for Kia's old Optima mainstay

2021 KIA K5 SEDAN REVEALED: NEW NAME, NEW LOOK FOR KIA'S OLD OPTIMA MAINSTAY

The name won't be the only new thing for the 2021 Kia K5 when it arrives this summer. On Tuesday, Kia detailed the 2021 K5 mid-size...

2021 Kia K5 preview

2021 KIA K5 PREVIEW

The 2021 Kia K5 marks a new era for the South Korean brand-and a new name is just the beginning for the automaker's mid-size sedan...

 
 
 
First look: 2022 VW Tiguan goes digital, touch-sensitive

FIRST LOOK: 2022 VW TIGUAN GOES DIGITAL, TOUCH-SENSITIVE

It's not too early to start planning for next year. On Tuesday, Volkswagen gave us our first look at the 2022 Tiguan crossover that...

2020 Lincoln Corsair revisited, Porsche Taycan rear-drive dream, Nissan Ariya set for launch: What's New The Car Connection

2020 LINCOLN CORSAIR REVISITED, PORSCHE TAYCAN REAR-DRIVE DREAM, NISSAN ARIYA SET FOR LAUNCH: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Review update: The 2020 Lincoln Corsair Reserve flies under the radar SUVs run the roost at Lincoln, and even the smallest Lincoln...

 
 
 
100th Anniversary Special Edition MX-5 Miata celebrates Mazda's centennial

100TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION MX-5 MIATA CELEBRATES MAZDA'S CENTENNIAL

What better way to celebrate a 100-year-old birthday of an automaker than by dropping the top and hitting the road in a special edition...

Built Ford tough, tougher, or toughest? Ranger pickup adds available off-road hardware

BUILT FORD TOUGH, TOUGHER, OR TOUGHEST? RANGER PICKUP ADDS AVAILABLE OFF-ROAD HARDWARE

New versions of the Ford Ranger mid-size pickup can be fitted with ascending levels of off-road hardware at dealerships, the automaker...

 
 
 
Review update: The 2020 Lincoln Corsair Reserve flies under the radar

REVIEW UPDATE: THE 2020 LINCOLN CORSAIR RESERVE FLIES UNDER THE RADAR

Lincoln's SUVs get more subdued as they inch down the price ladder. The Navigator's fabulous-as it had better be, with a six-digit...

2021 Cadillac XT6 luxury crossover gets smaller engine, lower $49,985 starting price

2021 CADILLAC XT6 LUXURY CROSSOVER GETS SMALLER ENGINE, LOWER $49,985 STARTING PRICE

The 2021 Cadillac XT6 three-row crossover will add a new, smaller turbo-4 and a lower starting price, the automaker announced Monday....

 
 
 
Ford announces 1-year return program for new buyers who lose their job

FORD ANNOUNCES 1-YEAR RETURN PROGRAM FOR NEW BUYERS WHO LOSE THEIR JOB

Ford says buyers of new cars who've lost their job within a year of purchasing their new vehicle may be eligible to return that car...

2021 Audi Q5 revealed, Cadillac electric SUV coming soon, Dodge muscle cars coming sooner: What's New The Car Connection

2021 AUDI Q5 REVEALED, CADILLAC ELECTRIC SUV COMING SOON, DODGE MUSCLE CARS COMING SOONER: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2021 Audi Q5 luxury crossover first look: It's what's inside that matters Audi updated the 2021 compact crossover's infotainment system...

 
 
 
2021 Audi Q5 luxury crossover first look: It's what's inside that matters

2021 AUDI Q5 LUXURY CROSSOVER FIRST LOOK: IT'S WHAT'S INSIDE THAT MATTERS

It'll take an eagle eye and a steady hand to point to the changes on the 2021 Audi Q5's exterior, but that same finger may quickly...

2021 Ford F-150 revealed, Volvo-Waymo self-driving tie-up, electric trucks; What's New The Car Connection

2021 FORD F-150 REVEALED, VOLVO-WAYMO SELF-DRIVING TIE-UP, ELECTRIC TRUCKS; WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

New 2021 Ford F-150 truck uploads as a tech-heavy hybrid ready for the next generation The truckmaker unveiled its 2021 Ford F-150...

 
 
 



Real-world tests soon for electric fire truck powered by Volvo, with diesel...

Real-world tests soon for electric fire truck powered by Volvo, with diesel backup

Volvo Trucks has said it is committed to electric trucks, but that doesn't just mean cargo-haulers. The Swedish firm-a separate entity from the carmaker of the same... Read more ...

2021 Kia Seltos Gets Chic Looking Gravity Trim In Korea

2021 Kia Seltos Gets Chic Looking Gravity Trim In Korea

Korea-spec Kia Seltos gets a unique Gravity trim in addition to Trend, Prestige, and Signature. It gets various cosmetic nips and tucks that give it a fresh new look. The... Read more ...

Lamborghini yacht is the supercar of the seas

Lamborghini yacht is the supercar of the seas

Lamborghini has teamed up with the Italian Sea Group to launch a yacht inspired by supercars. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2021. The new yacht is called Tecnomar for... Read more ...

VW Golf 8 Review: Still The Best, Just Not By As Much

VW Golf 8 Review: Still The Best, Just Not By As Much

The new Golf is quietly brilliant at most thing, but brings with it new irritations that weren't present in the old one Read more ...

Has Porsche reinvented the brake rotor?

Has Porsche reinvented the brake rotor?

Porsche has a new type of brake rotor called the Porsche Surface Coated Brake system. Introduced on the current-generation Cayenne Turbo, PSCB uses tungsten-carbide coated... Read more ...

Electric shit

Electric shit

The electrical system is like shit. Read more ...

OMG This Ford Endeavour Looks Ready To Take On An Apocalypse

OMG This Ford Endeavour Looks Ready To Take On An Apocalypse

Pickup trucks with the Raptor DNA pack tough-as-nails looks and enhanced off-road chops. One such truck is the sexy Ranger Raptor that shares most of its underpinnings with the... Read more ...

Base Porsche Taycan, Nikola Badger pre-orders, Toyota RAV4 Prime drive...

Base Porsche Taycan, Nikola Badger pre-orders, Toyota RAV4 Prime drive review: The Week in Reverse

Which upcoming electric car might lead the luxury market in aerodynamics? Which automaker is reportedly working on a hydrogen fuel-cell SUV? This is our look back at the Week... Read more ...

2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock, 2021 Ford F-150, Mansory LeMansory...

2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock, 2021 Ford F-150, Mansory LeMansory: This Week's Top Photos

Dodge unleashed a new version of its Challenger muscle car that packs a heady 807 horsepower. It features many of the mods from 2018's Challenger SRT Demon, but unlike the drag... Read more ...

The SSC Tuatara shoots fire while shifting in Track Mode

The SSC Tuatara shoots fire while shifting in Track Mode

The SSC Tuatara can now add fire breathing to its resume. A new video shows flames shooting out of the exhaust tips as the hypercar accelerates away in its Track Mode setting... Read more ...